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APSC cash-for-job scam : Police seized 990 answer scripts

Review Nepal
  Kathmandu, Nepal      May 20 2017
Guwahati : New twist added in the probe of cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) after the sleuths of Dibrugarh police had seized 990 numbers answer scripts from the office of APSC on Thursday night.
Investigating officer of the scam and ASP of Dibrugarh police, Surajit Singh Panesar said that, the answer scripts of the APSC examination held in 2015 were seized from the strong room in the commission office which being sealed earlier.
According to the reports, a police team led by ASP Panesar and ASP Subhasish Baruah had raided the APSC office last night and seized the answer scripts. 
'The seizure answer scripts belonging to 165 candidates those had declared as successful candidates in the examination result announced last year,' ASP Subhasish Baruah said.
On the other hand, the investigating team will send the seizure answer scripts to forensic laboratory following directives by the court.
'If we found any anomalies in forensic report then police to grill more official,' ASP Panesar said.
Police has already arrested 11 persons including former APSC chairman Rakesh Paul, his two associate members Samedur Rahman, Basanta Doley, three newly appointed Assam Civil Service (ACS) officers in connection with the scam. 
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)